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Apple Might Be Separating Apple Music, Podcasts, And More From iTunes App

Standalone versions of Apple Music, Podcasts, and more might be released for macOS, according to a noted developer. They’re apparently part of Apple’s Project Marzipan iOS-to-macOS initiative.

Tech April 6, 2019

Google May Have Leaked Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL Specs And Release Date

Profile entries of 'sargo' and 'bonito' have been added to the Google Play Developer Console, along with specs and a potential release date. These code names are believed to refer to the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL.

Tech April 5, 2019

We Keep The User At The Core Of Everything We Do: An Interview With Willemijn Schneyder, Cofounder And CEO, SwipeGuide

A digital future is unavoidable. The manufacturing and heavy machinery industries are moving away from a human-powered, mechanical workforce to become an automated shop floor with tech-savvy workers. SwipeGuide CEO and cofounder Willemijn Schneyder tells Tech Times how its user-centered digital work instruction platform is empowering companies with data, created by a team of experts and innovators.

Tech May 5, 2019

Boeing Acknowledges Sensor Malfunction In Ethiopian Plane Crash

American aircraft maker Boeing said a glitch in its flight sensor played a role in the crashing of an Ethiopian Airlines flight in March. The company promised to release a software fix to prevent similar incidents from happening again.

Tech April 6, 2019

Microsoft Windows 10 May 2019 Update Gives Users More Control Over Updates

Microsoft is about to roll out its May 2019 update for Windows 10. It will allow users to decide whether to install future updates as soon as they become available or to stave it off in the meantime.

Tech April 5, 2019

Palm Phone Now Available As Standalone Device For $199

Consumers can now buy a standalone version of the Palm Phone through Verizon. It has the same features as the companion smartphone but has its own phone number and data plan.

Tech April 5, 2019

Oregon College Students Tricked Apple Into Replacing Fake iPhones From China

Apple lost nearly $1 million after replacing more than 1,400 counterfeit iPhones with new ones. Two Chinese students from Oregon were charged with wire fraud, trafficking counterfeit goods, and submitting false and misleading information on export declaration.

Tech April 6, 2019

Snap Games Platform Launches With 6 Titles: Here's How To Play Snapchat Games

Snap's own gaming platform Snap Games is officially here. The service is debuting with six titles off the bat, one of which is a first-party title called 'Bitmoji Party.'

Tech April 5, 2019

AI Experts Call On Amazon To Stop Selling Rekognition Facial Recognition Software To Police

AI scholars have rallied behind an MIT researcher who revealed a major glitch in Amazon's facial recognition software. The issue lies in the alleged inability of Rekognition to properly detect the faces of women of color.

Tech April 5, 2019

Verizon's Samsung Galaxy S10 5G Gets A May 16 Release Date: Report

A new report says that the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G will be available from Verizon on May 16. It corroborates a previous rumor of the expected release date.

Tech April 4, 2019

Jeff Bezos Ex-Wife Now World's 4th Richest Woman With $35 Billion In Amazon Stock From Divorce Settlement

MacKenzie Bezos becomes the world's fourth richest woman as she and ex-husband Jeff Bezos split their shares in Amazon. Find out the details of one of the most expensive divorce settlements ever here.

Tech April 5, 2019

Amazon Is Launching An Alexa-Powered AirPods Competitor: Report

According to a new report, Amazon is set to roll out a pair of wireless Alexa-powered earbuds. It's said to work and look like Apple's AirPods.

Tech April 4, 2019

Netflix Price Hike Confirmed: Here’s How Much You’ll Be Paying Beginning May

Netflix’s basic, standard, and premium plans will be a little bit more pricey starting on May. The revenue will be used to fund more films and shows, says Netflix.

Tech April 4, 2019

Powerbeats Pro Now Official: Apple H1-Powered Wireless Buds Ship This May For $250

Beats by Dre’s Powerbeats Pro is coming in May for $250, complete with an Apple H1 chip onboard. It supports Fast Fuel and comes with a charging case.

Tech April 4, 2019

Want A Galaxy S10? Samsung Will Give You $200 Off If You Trade In Any Working Phone

Here’s an easy way to get $200: send your old phone to Samsung. You can only use that credit on one of the three Galaxy S10 devices, though.

Tech April 4, 2019

Android Q Beta 2 Debuts Multitasking Bubbles, Prepares For Foldable Phones

On the newest Android Q beta, Bubbles multitasking treats all apps, not just Messenger, like Chat Heads. The update also includes a foldable screen emulator for developers.

Tech April 4, 2019

Why Video Doesn't Work For Instructions: An Interview With Daan Assen, Cofounder, SwipeGuide

Instructional videos, though an effective medium for visually explaining concepts in depth, have limitations — unlike SwipeGuide, which lets users easily 'swipe' through steps at their own pace while performing the task in parallel.

Tech May 2, 2019

It's Official: Google's Call Screen Is Heading To The Motorola One And Moto G7 Phones

The Motorola One and Moto G7 family are getting Google's Call Screen. Motorola is rolling out the feature as part of its Digital Wellbeing program that aims to help users develop healthier phone habits.

Tech April 4, 2019

Google Duplex Is Rolling Out To Non-Pixel Smartphones And iPhones

Google has begun expanding Duplex's range of supported devices. Now more non-Pixel Android devices and iPhones with the Google Assistant app installed are compatible with the automated calling feature.

Tech April 3, 2019

Downloading Pirated 'Game Of Thrones' Puts Your Computer At Risk Of Malware

Kaspersky Lab is cautioning the public about downloading the upcoming final season of "Game of Thrones" through illegal means. Pirated downloads of popular TV shows were one of the most common sources of malware infections in 2018.

Tech April 4, 2019

Chinese Woman Yujing Zhang Arrested At Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club Carrying Thumb Drive With Malware

Thirty-two-year-old Chinese national Yujing Zhang tried to enter Pres. Donald Trump's Palm Beach club over the weekend. Secret Service agents retrieved from her four cell phones, a laptop, an external hard drive, and a thumb device with malicious malware.

Tech April 3, 2019

Microsoft’s Chromium Browser Might Support 4K Netflix Streaming

Right now, only Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 supports true 4K streaming on Netflix. But that could change soon with Microsoft’s Chromium-based browser, which will launch in beta soon.

Tech April 3, 2019

Google, Walmart Team Up To Let Users Buy Groceries With Google Assistant

Walmart adds Google Assistant as a shopping option seemingly to take on Amazon. What’s great is Walmart Voice Order uses information from your previous purchases to predict what you’re trying to buy.

Tech April 3, 2019

Nokia X71 Boasts Punch-Hole Display, 48-Megapixel Shooter, But You Can’t Buy It

The Nokia X71 has some pretty compelling specs for a midrange device. Launching exclusively in Taiwan and China, it might hit Western market under different branding.

Tech April 3, 2019

Google's Call Screen Might Go Beyond Pixel Phones And Arrive On Nokia, Motorola Android One Smartphones

Google might be planning to roll out Call Screen to Android One phones made by Nokia and Motorola. That means the anti-spam feature may expand beyond the Pixel family soon.

Tech April 3, 2019

Google Inbox Is Officially Dead: 4 Great Alternatives If You Don't Like Gmail

As promised, Google has finally killed Inbox after first launching it in 2014. If you don’t particularly like Gmail, here are other options to try.

Tech April 3, 2019

Verizon's New Plan Provides Mobile Data To Kids, 'Smart Family Premium' Parental Controls To Parents

Verizon is introducing a new data plan for parents concerned with their kids' online safety. Called 'Just Kids,' the mobile plan includes 5 GB of data and a subscription to Smart Family Premium parental controls.

Tech April 2, 2019

Microsoft Is Pulling E-Books From Its Store And Remove Access To Purchased Items In July

Microsoft is backing out of the e-book business to 'streamline' the focus of its Store. It's offering full refunds to customers and plans to remove access to all purchased digital books in July.

Tech April 2, 2019

AI Perpetuating Human Bias in the Lending Space

AI was supposed to be the pinnacle of technological achievement — a chance to sit back and let the robots do the work. While it's true AI completes complex tasks and calculations faster and more accurately than any human could, it's shaping up to need some supervision.

Tech April 2, 2019

The Importance Of A Timely Data Breach Response

When companies are targeted by cybercriminals, it is essential that they have plans in place in order to deal with this and enable themselves to get back online rapidly. This not only applies to internal systems but also to public perception as well — clients want to know that companies can deal with data breaches effectively. The way that security incidents are dealt with will have a significant impact on companies' reputation and standing within their industry.

Tech April 2, 2019

Cloudflare Update Comes With Fast And Free VPN

Cloudflare is rolling out Warp, a free VPN service that’s less battery-draining and data-heavy than most other VPN apps. It can’t create virtual locations, though.

Tech April 2, 2019

Facebook Might Roll Out A Dedicated News Tab That’s Free For All

Mark Zuckerberg might pay publishers to post their articles on a dedicated News tab on Facebook. This section will be made free for all users — that is if it does push through.

Tech April 2, 2019

Google Android Security Report: Installs Of 'Potentially Harmful Apps' On Google Play Doubled In 2018

Google has published its annual Android security report. Based on the company's findings, the Android ecosystem became generally safer in 2018, despite a twofold increase in 'potentially harmful apps.'

Tech April 2, 2019

Google Officially Stops Selling The Pixel 2 And Pixel 2 XL

No more Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL on the Google Store. The company might have cleared both last-generation phones out to accommodate the rumored midrange Pixel handsets.

Tech April 2, 2019

Valve Index VR Headset Arrives This June, Preorders Start May 1: Here Are The Rumored Specs

The Valve Index will be unveiled on May 1, with preorders starting that day. It will come out June 15, according to its product page that went live a little too early.

Tech April 2, 2019

Samsung Announces The Galaxy S10 5G's Release Date

It's official: The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G now has a release date. It's scheduled to launch on April 5 in South Korea first and expand to other markets soon after.

Tech April 1, 2019

Users Can Now Preschedule Messages In Gmail

Google has introduced changes to the Gmail platform to increase user satisfaction and productivity. These include the addition of Smart Compose for all as well as the ability to schedule messages before they are sent out to recipients.

Tech April 7, 2019

App Offering 'Gay Conversion' Therapy Removed From Google Play Store

Several organizations demanded Google to remove the app that offers 'gay conversion' therapy. After months of protests by the LGBTQ community, the tech firm removed the app that appears to brainwash the users.

Tech April 2, 2019

This Google Easter Egg Game Will Keep You Busy While Your Internet Connection Is Down

Google has added a simple video game to its app to help entertain users while they wait for internet connection. The game that is just like the 'Flappy Bird can be accessed offline using the Google app or widget.

Tech April 1, 2019

Should You Get An Apple Card? Some Pros And Cons To Consider

The Apple Card offers daily cash rewards, fantastic financial health tools, and top-tier security — it’s far from perfect, though. Here are some pros and cons to help you decide.

Tech April 1, 2019

Apple Music For Android Reportedly Getting Chromecast Support

Recently unearthed code from the Apple Music APK suggests Chromecast support is due. Soon you might be able to cast Flume’s new record on your smart TV.

Tech April 1, 2019

Saudis Hacked Amazon Chief Jeff Bezos’ Phone: Report

The investigation Jeff Bezos ordered when The National Enquirer threatened him with private text and photos has concluded that Saudi hacked the Amazon CEO’s phone. No proof yet whether these two are linked, though.

Tech April 1, 2019

Here’s How To Regulate The Internet, According To Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook has a responsibility to help address issues centered around internet regulation. Here are four ideas to achieve a safe but unfractured internet, according to him.

Tech April 1, 2019

Facebook Rolls Out ‘Why Am I Seeing This Post?’ Feature: Here’s How To Use It

Facebook is giving users more control and context over posts they see across the site. It’s also giving them improved transparency over which advertisers are targeting them and why.

Tech April 1, 2019

Microsoft's Surface Book 2 Gets Refreshed With 8th-Gen Core i5 Processor

Microsoft added a new configuration for the 13.5-inch Surface Book 2. At that, the device is now available with a quad-core eighth-generation Intel Core i5 processor.

Tech April 1, 2019

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